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Pipe Creek Bridge #39

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Description 

This old span was just downstream (and down the road) from the Alley Ford Bridge. The current bridge sits on the 1897 abutments.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Pipe Creek on Pipe Creek Road
Location
Franklin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1897 by the Indiana Bridge Company, replaced in 1980 using a prestressed beam on the existing abutments.
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 126.0 ft.
Total length: 126.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.2 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #39
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.39583, -85.12577   (decimal degrees)
39°23'45" N, 85°07'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/661390/4362379 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77101 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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